The driver of this motorcycle died of his injuries overnight in hospital after a crash with a pick-up truck Friday at around 4:30 p.m. Shane MacKichan/Submitted photo

VIDEO: Motorcyclist dies of injuries after Sumas Way crash in Abbotsford

A 37-year-old man died in hospital overnight after a crash with a pickup truck Friday evening

A 37-year-old motorcycle driver died of his injuries after a crash with a pickup truck at Sumas Way and Marshall Road on Friday afternoon.

Abbotsford emergency crews responded to the collision at the intersection of Sumas Way and Marshall Road at 4:35 p.m.

Police said that both the motorcycle and pickup truck were travelling south on Sumas Way and turning east onto Marshall Road when the collision occurred in the intersection.

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The rider was severely injured and was transported to hospital, where he died of his injuries overnight. The 42-year-old driver of the pickup truck did not suffer any injuries and remained on scene after the collision.

The investigation into the crash had the roads partially closed to traffic for about five hours, with police opening the roads again at nearly 10 p.m.

“We offer our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased man,” the Abbotsford Police Department said in a news release.

APD major crime detectives and collision reconstruction officers continue to investigate the crash. Sgt. Judy Bird said officers have received conflicting reports about how it occurred, and it will take some time to sort out the exact circumstances.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225 or text 222973 (abbypd).

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